Google Class Descriptions
Around the World Cooking and Culture
Around the World Food and Culture Welcome to Around the World Food and Culture! Here, you will go on an amazing adventure to other countries and learn about the foods from these far off and exotic places. You will learn the importance of each dish and why it is a staple for those countries. Your palate will be amazed by all the different flavors that are unique to each country. Students will also receive recipes to include, but not limited to, gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian.
Around The World In 180 Days
We are traveling all around the world to visit some of our favorite countries, and to discover some new ones. We will learn about their environments, cultures, food, music, landmarks, and much more. All aboard!
We will explore various, famous artists while learning different techniques using mediums such as pencil, paint, clay, drawing, pastels, charcoals, and mosaic. You will be exposed to many styles of music, as there is a strong connection between music and art. This unique program will allow free expression while exploring your inner artist. Included is all the inspiration needed to complete each masterpiece.
Astronomy (Semester 2)
Explore the stars with hands-on experiments and crafts. What is a star? What is a constellation? Can a star lose its light? Are new stars born? Come find out the answers to these questions, and many more, as we reach for the stars!
Computer science is the study of computers and computing concepts. This class will include instruction on computing systems, binary code, algorithms, computational thinking, and programming in Scratch and Python.
Through a series of writing prompts, story ideas, cliffhangers, and more, the students in this course will put their natural storytelling to work, crafting their own unique endings, writing short stories, composing lyrics to a song, writing poetry, and much more!
Draw Cute Kawaii Animals
Giant eyes, rounded shapes, and simplistic features are hallmarks of one of the cutest forms of art. It's known as "kawaii", coming from the Japanese word for cute, and has been adopted into a subculture that can be found worldwide. Scalable graphics lend themselves perfectly to the style being graphic and bold. Your child will learn how to draw and customize this art form.
Draw Your Favorite Animals (Semester 2)
This class emphasizes developing an understanding of the shapes of wildlife and domestic animals. Students will learn to construct skeletons as well as render fur and reptilian skin. There is also an exploration of form and perspective while portraying gestures and expressions.
Fix it! Grammar
Understanding grammar and being able to edit it can be a daunting task, but with Fix it! Grammar, you will have FUN learning with games, mystery questions, word scavenger hunts, edit endeavours, and more!
Foreign Language Around the World
By the end of this course, you will be able to travel all over our beautiful Earth and be able to communicate with the locals at each stop!!! We will be learning different languages from all around the world.
Forensic Science is the study of objects that relate to a crime. Each week we will become the detective as we search for evidence, gather clues, and discover how science can help solve a mystery.
InspireCraft is a private and secure Minecraft server created just for our homeschool members. Each week the kids will work on a different theme as a group. Minecraft enhances creativity, problem-solving, self-direction, collaboration, and other life skills. Everyone participating must have a laptop. Not a Chromebook; it doesn't run Minecraft.
Learn Math Fast
Learn Math Fast is a fun, interactive math course that will have the kids having fun while they learn. We will use the work from the book, and apply real-life situations to understand and solve the problems.
Discover the impact of ocean trash on marine life & learn how to help! Throughout the year you will explore the ocean levels and organisms that inhabit them, get inspired by exploring famous scientists, all while participating in various hands on projects and excursions.
Microbusiness is for the aspiring, young entrepreneur. During this class you will learn how to start your own business and develop the skills needed to successfully run it.
Mindfulness, Yoga, & Physical Education
In this fun and engaging program, children will stretch, move, and grow physically, socially and emotionally as they learn to connect within as well as with others, while having a ton of fun.
Music with Miss Brenda
This class will follow a basic Elementary Education Music Appreciation course which will cover classical to modern artists. We will study a different composer each week, learn about their life, and then listen to their music. The second half of the year will be a focus on female artists.
Capturing the elements of art through a lense! Each week you will have a different project, all while learning the basics of photography. You will also be exposed to the works of famous photographers and artists from around the world. Everyone participating must have a camera that allows you to adjust the shutter speed, aperture, and ISO.
The Roman Mysteries Book Series explores the adventures of four young detectives in Ancient Rome. During this class we will read the first five books in the series. We will also explore historical events, such as the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, and study figures, such as Gaius Valerius Flaccus, who plays a large role in the stories.
This program is for those who love NASA, rocketry, technology, STEAM and everything space. Our Space Explorers will play games, create, invent, discover, and much more!
Star Wars: Surviving Political History (Semester 2)
Politics is the set of activities associated with the governance of a country, state or an area. It involves making decisions that apply to groups of members. In modern nation-states, people often form political parties to represent their ideas. This course will take a journey to a galaxy far, far away. We will show how Star Wars characters and events were shaped by politics.
This homeschool game club will give you and your peers the opportunity to share basic to advanced game knowledge in a fun, supportive, and personal setting. Strategy games are more than just a playtime activity, strategy games provide a unique perspective on life. You will not only learn how to become better players, but also how to take a strategic approach to life’s challenges. Whether you win or lose there is always an opportunity to learn and improve.
STEAM We will be using the Hands-On Engineering curriculum as we immerse in the world of real-life engineers.Through engaging authentic learning experiences, students will create innovative solutions to relevant and timely design and engineering challenges while building STEAM skills.
This class is exactly what it says, student led. Each class will have a different student-teacher and a different subject. From art, to science, to fishing, to gymnastics, to changing a tire, each class will be about whatever the student is passionate about!
The Mysterious Benedict Society (Semester 2)
The Mysterious Benedict Society is an amazing series of books about a group of children with extraordinary gifts and talents. During this class we will read the first few books in the series.
Zombie Apocalypse Surviving US History
Zombie Apocalypse: Surviving US History In this course, we follow The Walking Ned, a half-human, half-zombie as he walks through some of the most important elements that made the US what it is today. Ned doesn't want the zombies to know he is half human, because they will kill him. Ned doesn't want the humans to know he is half zombie, because they will kill him. How will Ned survive?